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UB to host Days of Beijing Culture

Ulaanbaatar City Mayor S.Amarsaikhan held a meeting with his counterpart from Beijing during the ‘Regional Cooperation’ panel at the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. The event was held last week.

At the meeting, the two sides discussed the

Man shoots himself on street in Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia was peaceful until shooting happened earlier today (26 April) in Zuun Ail, which is part of the  Sukhbaatar District. The shooting occurred near a busy bus stop at 7.00 a.m. According to one source,

Spring v Winter in Mongolia: Draw!

Today (25 April), it has been a sunny in Ulaanbaatar, capital city of Mongolia – which was fortunate for the mass earthquake drill in the morning – but in other parts of the country, there has been up to 21

UN ‘He For She’ campaign reaches South Gobi

Often viewing themselves as the natural heirs of Chinggiz Khan and lords of their homes, Mongolian men, rarely help with washing, shopping, cooking, cleaning, taking and collecting the children from school, and so on. Glaring gender inequality is one of

Thousands in UB Earthquake Drill

At 08:00 this morning (25 April), loud sirens blared out across Ulaanbaatar and thousands of people flooded out to special safe areas dotted across the city. In a huge drill, the population of the Mongolian capital had to enact what

Three-day alcohol ban in UB

Mayor of Ulaanbaatar Mayor S.Amarsaikhan has issued an order banning the sale of alcoholic beverages for three days from today to Friday (24-26 April) in connection with the major training exercise on disaster preparedness and response to be held in

Former Spymaster detained

B.Khurts, former director of Mongolian’s General Intelligence Agency has been detained by the Criminal Police Department over the ‘torture to confess’ case. He was taken to the 461st Detention Centre last night, where he remains in custody.

On 18 April, the

PM marks World Book Day … at the library

Earlier today (23 April), Prime Minister U.Khurelsukh  visited the National Library of Mongolia on the occasion of World Book Day. U.Khurelsukh is the first prime minister to visit the library in the last three decades.

The largest and oldest surviving library